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Food Studies Announces Fall Calendar of Events

Food Studies Announces Fall Calendar of Events

  The fall 2017 calendar for the Food Studies theme is packed full of amazing opportunities for students, faculty, and community members to get involved with food! Every Wednesday: Grover Market Produce Sale | 1-4 p.m. | Atrium Cafe Every Friday: Produce Sale at the Garden | 4-6 p.m. | […]

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September 8, 2017 at 10:55 amAnnouncements News

Patton Co-Authors Article on ‘Lost Crops’ of North America’s Original Agriculture

Dr. Paul Patton

Dr. Paul Patton, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Food Studies at Ohio University, co-authored “Growing the lost crops of eastern North America’s original agricultural system” published in Nature Plants, July 2017. Abstract: Thousands of years before the maize-based agriculture practiced by many Native American societies in eastern North America at […]

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August 7, 2017 at 3:53 pmResearch

President Nellis Visits Food Studies, Plant Biology Learning Gardens

President Nellis Visits Food Studies, Plant Biology Learning Gardens

As part of the new president’s initiative to learn more about Ohio University and the Athens community, President M. Duane Nellis and his wife, Ruthie, toured the Plant Biology Learning Gardens with Food Studies theme students and faculty on June 29. Mentioning his deep interest in Appalachia’s agricultural history, the […]

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July 31, 2017 at 8:34 amNews

Food Studies Theme Gets Sugar Bush Foundation Grant

Food Studies Theme Gets Sugar Bush Foundation Grant

From Compass A Food Studies theme project was among those announced by the Ohio University Foundation as receiving funding through the Sugar Bush Foundation. Sugar Bush is an organization that works with the university to improve quality of life in Appalachian Ohio. The foundation’s yearly projects foster sustainable environmental and […]

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June 13, 2017 at 12:25 pmNews

Classical Civilization Alum’s Path from Undecided to Archaeology to Grad School

Sarah Hinkelman

Sarah Hinkelman ‘15 is pursuing a Master’s degree in Anthropology at Ohio State University with a focus in Archaeology. Her thesis is a comparative analysis of lithic assemblages (stone tools as well as debitage which are chert/flint flakes) from Fort Ancient and Late Woodland period sites near the convergence of […]

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March 9, 2017 at 10:52 amAlumni

Food for Thought | Harvest the Past, Feed the Future, Feb. 22

Student harvests Chenopodium Berlandiari at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens  (Photo by Cameron Fortin)

The Food Studies theme is proud to present the Food for Thought Speaker Series talk “Harvest the Past, Feed the Future: Cultivating the Forgotten Indigenous Crops of Eastern North America” on Feb. 22 from 7-9 p.m. in Baker Ballroom. Chenopods | Marshelder | Maygrass | Erect Knotweed Abstract: About 4,000 years […]

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February 1, 2017 at 6:45 pmEvents

Anthropology Alum Works with Historical Society in West Virginia

Sydney Stapleton

Sydney Stapleton ’16 is in the middle of a year of service with AmeriCorps, working with the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia, which focuses on promoting historic preservation throughout West Virginia. Connect with her on LinkedIn. Preservation Alliance has AmeriCorps members across the state, and Stapleton serves at the Harrison […]

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January 25, 2017 at 3:15 pmAlumni